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State of Palestine: Gaza ceasefire deal reached with Israel - Hamas01:16

State of Palestine: Gaza ceasefire deal reached with Israel - Hamas

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Gaza
July 21, 2018 at 17:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

A deal to restore calm in the Gaza Strip has been reached, according to an announcement by a Hamas spokesperson on Saturday. The announcement comes after the Israeli military carried out massive airstrikes against Gaza.

"With the efforts of many national and international mediators the ceasefire was restored yesterday at midnight," said Hamas spokesperson Hazem Qassem.

"If the occupation forces break the truce and commit crimes against our people, the resistance will be ready to respond," he added.

The ceasefire agreement, brokered by Egypt and UN representatives, comes after three Palestinians were killed when Israel carried out massive airstrikes against the Gaza Strip, and after one Palestinian and an Israeli soldier were killed during Friday's protests at the Gaza-Israel border.

State of Palestine: Gaza ceasefire deal reached with Israel - Hamas01:16
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A deal to restore calm in the Gaza Strip has been reached, according to an announcement by a Hamas spokesperson on Saturday. The announcement comes after the Israeli military carried out massive airstrikes against Gaza.

"With the efforts of many national and international mediators the ceasefire was restored yesterday at midnight," said Hamas spokesperson Hazem Qassem.

"If the occupation forces break the truce and commit crimes against our people, the resistance will be ready to respond," he added.

The ceasefire agreement, brokered by Egypt and UN representatives, comes after three Palestinians were killed when Israel carried out massive airstrikes against the Gaza Strip, and after one Palestinian and an Israeli soldier were killed during Friday's protests at the Gaza-Israel border.

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